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Pharmacy Tech

What do Pharmacy Technicians do? 

Pharmacy technicians play a crucial role in keeping a pharmacy running smoothly. They help pharmacists by carrying out duties such as accurately and efficiently preparing prescription orders, verifying prescription information and dosage, entering patient and order information into the pharmacy system, processing and submitting insurance claims, and providing quality customer service to patients and other healthcare providers

The program includes: 

  • 400 hours of online coursework
  • A 100 hour externship
  • Upon completion of this course, you will be prepared to sit for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE), offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)
  • Tuition & Fees: Financial assistance available for those that qualify


All application materials should be sent to: 

Jefferson College
Attn: Workforce and Employment Services
1000 Viking Drive, Hillsboro, MO 63050  


If you have any questions, please contact us at or (636) 481-3144.

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